ONTARIO, CA (BRAIN)—For two days 166 attendees with notebooks in hand went back to school taking in six classes—in the form of the Park Tool Tech Summit.
SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—ArtBike! takes place in Indianapolis during the month of February as part of the build-up to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS).
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Veltec Sports has named two new additions to its sales team.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—GT Bicycles will recruit 35 mountain bike racers nationwide for a new grassroots mountain bike program called the GT Dirt Coalition.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—After a beautiful day of winter product demos at Backcountry Base Camp and four packed days of meetings and exhibits, participants of the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show expect the outdoor market to maintain strength through the economic downturn.
"Grandpa drunk a drop or two and his head's still stuck down the portaloo, what a man!"
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA has added Dustin Eskelson to its Warranty Department.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Mavic wanted to give Bicycle Retailer & Industry News readers an update pertaining to the recent CPSC recall of Mavic's R-sys front wheels.
LINCOLN, NE (BRAIN)—Tomac Mountain Bikes has added Scotland-based Hotlines as its new exclusive United Kingdom importer. Hotlines is the importer of more than 30 different high-end brands in the UK.
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Saris wanted to clarify information recently released by the Consumer Products Safety Commission regarding the company's voluntary recall of some CycleOps trainers.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—A new distribution company called Unique Sports Company located in southern Oregon has launched.
ASHLAND, OR (BRAIN)—United Bicycle Parts may have gone under, but United Bicycle Supply is still in business.
“We’re still alive and kicking,” said Peter Bateman, assistant to the general manager of United Bicycle Supply, in response to concern that UBS may have fallen victim to the slow economy as well.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Bikes Belong Foundation has awarded four grants through the Paul David Clark Fund.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Reaffirming its commitment to expand customer service initiatives to all U.S. regions, Yakima has added two new distributors, The Hawley Company, and Liberty Mountain.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC)’s headquarters building in Montréal has earned silver-level LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the Canadian Green Building Council.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Saris Cycling Group, has issued a voluntary recall of about 2,000 stationary bicycle trainers.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Keen has appointed Troy Ballard to the newly formed position of vice president of global business development.
But know right from wrong
Or in the flood
You'll build an Ark
And sail us to the moon
Sail us to the moon
Sail to the moon"
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH Bikes USA and Pivot Cycles has hired two industry veterans and reorganized its staff to meet the needs of the quickly growing bicycle company.